Writing and Tutoring

Writing and Tutoring
Instruction in advanced writing and peer tutoring. Students will learn to design and present ideas to be successfully understood by specified audiences; write coherent and unified texts; use various methods of invention, organization, and style; utilize the library and electronic resources; evaluate and comment on the writing of others. Students will learn to understand not only their own writing process but help tutees do the same; communicate orally in class and in one-on-one conferences; master composition and peer tutoring theory and practice.
ENGL
310
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesWRTG 150
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 310
Course Outcomes

Writing well

Fellows should be able to write good thesis-driven papers with strong ideas, organization, paragraph development, evidence, style, and mechanics.

Theoretical Foundations

Understand theoretical foundations of peer tutoring and composition pedagogy.

Analyze global and local issues

Fellows should be able to analyze global and local issues in thier own writing and in the writing of their tutees by commenting and responding to papers.

This course is no longer taught

This course is no longer taught.

Theoretical Foundations

Understand theoretical foundations of peer tutoring and composition pedagogy.

Understand writing processes and practices

Fellows shoudl understand their own writing processes, keep productive practices, drop non-productive practices, and help tutees do the same.

Tutoring Skills

Develop skill and flexibility in employing a variety of methods and strategies to help students of varying abilities and personalities understand and apply principles of writing effectively and thereby improve as writers.

Tutoring Skills

Develop skill and flexibility in employing a variety of methods and strategies to help students of varying abilities and personalities understand and apply principles of writing effectively and thereby improve as writers

Professional Conversations

Engage in professional conversations about writing, tutoring writing, writing centers, and writing fellows programs, whether through research and writing, participating in local, regional, or national conferences, or publishing in relevant venues.

Professional Conversations

Engage in professional conversations about writing, tutoring writing, writing centers, and writing fellows programs, whether through research and writing, participating in local, regional, or national conferences, or publishing in relevant venues.

Communicate orally

Fellows shoudl be able to communicate orally in presentations to the class and in one-on-one conferences.

Find reliable scholarly sources

Fellows should be able to find reliable scholarly sources on specific topics using appropriate library tools, incorporate research adroitly into their own texts, document correctly according to a discipline's standard style, and help other students find, incorporate, and document scholarly sources.